Permission stats

top 24 permissions requested by 1459 malware
PermissionRequested numberPercentage
READ_PHONE_STATE138594.93%
INTERNET138094.59%
READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE129989.03%
WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE129989.03%
ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE113777.93%
ACCESS_WIFI_STATE81762.46%
READ_SMS79754.63%
RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED70848.53%
WRITE_SMS67045.92%
SEND_SMS65544.89%
RECEIVE_SMS52035.64%
VIBRATE49634.00%
ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION49133.65%
READ_CALL_LOG46732.01%
READ_CONTACTS46732.01%
WAKE_LOCK44130.27%
ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION43029.51%
CALL_PHONE42629.24%
CHANGE_WIFI_STATE39226.91%
WRITE_CALL_LOG37625.81%
WRITE_CONTACTS37625.81%
INSTALL_PACKAGES35824.57%
WRITE_APN_SETTINGS35724.50%
RESTART_PACKAGES34123.40%

top 15 permissions requested by 188,389 Android apps (Mario’s dataset)
Permission namePermissionPercentage
Network communication : full Internet accessINTERNET69.76%
Network communication : view network stateACCESS_NETWORK_STATE43.24%
Storage : modify/delete USB storage & SD card contentsWRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE30.26%
Phone calls : read phone state and identityREAD_PHONE_STATE26.47%
Your location : fine (GPS) locationACCESS_FINE_LOCATION18.34%
Your location : coarse (network-based) locationACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION16.89%
Hardware controls : control vibratorVIBRATE16.16%
System tools : prevent device from sleepingWAKE_LOCK15.01%
Network communication : view Wi-Fi stateACCESS_WIFI_STATE8.22%
System tools : automatically start at bootRECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED8.11%
Services that cost money: directly call phone numbersCALL_PHONE6.71%
Your personal information : read contact dataREAD_CONTACTS6.27%
Hardware controls : take pictures and videosCAMERA5.59%
System tools : set wallpaperSET_WALLPAPER4.61%
System tools : retrieve running applicationsGET_TASKS3.9%
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